Geographical sites:

  • Babylon (click here to focus in map) (see also Pleiades #727082)
    Pleiades_icon Babylon settlement, fort Geocontext: Fostat, Cairo
    Description: An ancient fortified city of the Delta of Egypt, located at Babylon in the area today known as Coptic Cairo.


Text #3737

Stephenson. Historical Eclipses and Earth's Rotation
[p. 138]

BC 369 Apr 11

[Artaxerxes II, year 35, month XII, end… solar eclipse… ]. In 6 deg daytime 1/3 of the disk was covered …[…] At that time Jupiter was in Leo [… to] the 7th day of month I of year 36, the river level [… ] 2 cubits 8 fingers. [BM 37097 + 37211 (no LBAT number), Rev. 4’-7; trans. SH I, p. 125.]

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